Continuing Education Resources

Continuing education (CE) credits encompass a wide spectrum of activities that VACC believes reflect continual learning opportunities.

The following is a list of various acceptable, accredited, and independent continuing education organizations that may provide Vascular Access Continuing Education (CE) hours for applicants seeking renewal through continuing education credit. This list is provided as a resource and a courtesy for VA-BC™ Certificants. This list does not imply endorsement by VACC, nor does it reflect in entirety all possible CE provider organizations.

All CE’s used for renewal must be related to vascular access

3M Healthcare

Association for Vascular Access, JAVA CE -FREE for AVA Members and available to non-members for a low fee

Association for Vascular Access, On Demand CE – reduced cost to AVA members

Association for Vascular Access,  Local Network Meetings 

Association for Vascular Access,  Annual Scientific Meeting

Bard Access Systems, Inc.

CINAHL Education

continuingEDUCATION.com

Coram Healthcare Free CE’s

Free CME.com

Infusion Knowledge

Infusion Nursing Society

Medcom/Trainex

Medscape

Nurse.com

OnCourse Learning

Pedagogy Online Learning

PICC Excellence Inc.

PRIME Accredited Provider of Medical and Professional Education

ProCE

RN CEU’s

Saxe Communications Free CE’s

Western Schools

 

Certificants may also earn CE hours by completing activities as outlined in this table:

Activity CE Credits
Conference, Seminar, Workshop on a topic related to Vascular Access:

Each 50-60-minute session including questions and answers.

1
Continuing Education (CE’s) on a topic related to Vascular Access:         

1.0 CE awarded by program sponsor.

1
Completion of Academic Courses on topics related to Vascular Access:

1 semester hour credit.

5
Completion of Academic Courses on topics related to Vascular Access:

1 quarter hour credit.

3
Completed Master’s Thesis or PhD Dissertation

On a topic related to vascular access from an accredited institution.

10

Completed Presentations: A max. of 10 contact hours may be earned in this category

Poster Presentation: a presentation may not be submitted more than once, (if you present the poster more than once you may only count it ONE TIME) includes preparation time

Presentations: each hour-a presentation may not be submitted more than once, (if you teach the same program several times you may only count it ONE TIME) includes preparation time

 

1

 

2

Publications of Vascular Access related topic(s): a max. of 10 contact hours may be earned in this category except for published books

Abstract accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, includes preparation time

Article: a minimum of three-page article accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, includes preparation time

Chapter in a book published on a topic related to vascular access

Book published on a topic related to vascular access

 

 

 

1

 

3

5

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